Buddhist Studies:

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Buddhism: A Select Bibliography

7. Buddhism outside Asia

Almond, Philip C. The British Discovery of Buddhism. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Ames, Van Meter. Zen and American Thought. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 1962.
Batchelor, Stephen. The Awakening of the West: The Encounter of Buddhism and Western Culture. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press, 1994.
Chadwick, David, ed. To Shine One Corner of the World: Moments with Shunryu Suzuki. New York: Broadway Books, 2001.
Croucher, Paul. A History of Buddhism in Australia, 1848-1988. Kensington: New South Wales University Press, 1989.
de Jong, J.W. A Brief History of Buddhist Studies in Europe and America. Tokyo: Kosei Publ., 1997.
Downing, Michael. Shoes Outside the Door: Desire, Devotion and Excess at San Francisco Zen Center.
Washington, DC: Counterpoint Press, 2002.
Farber, Don and Rick Fields. Taking Refuge in L.A.: Life in a Vietnamese Buddhist Temple. New York: Aperture Foundation, 1987.
Fields, Rick. How the Swans Came to the Lake: A Narrative History of Buddhism in America. Boulder, CO: Shambhala, 3rd ed., 1992.
Hammond, Phillip E. and David W. MacHacek. Soka Gakkai in America: Accommodation and Conversion. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
Humphreys, Christmas. Sixty Years of Buddhism in England (1906-1967). London: Buddhist Society, 1968.
Hunter, Louise. Buddhism in Hawaii. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 1971.
Hurst, Jane. Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism and the Soka Gakkai in America: The Ethos of a New Religious Movement. New York: Garland Press, 1992.
Layman, Emma. Buddhism in America. Chicago, IL: Nelson-Hall, 1976.
McLellan, Janet. Many Petals of the Lotus: Asian Buddhist Communities in Toronto. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999.
MacHacek, David W. and Bryan Wilson, eds. Global Citizens: The Soka Gakkai Buddhist Movement in the World. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Metraux, Daniel. The Lotus and the Maple Leaf: The Soka Gakkai Buddhist Movement in Canada. Lewiston, NY: University Press of America, 1996.
Numrich, Paul David. Old Wisdom in the New World: Americanization in Two Immigrant Theravada Buddhist Temples. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 1996.
Oliver, Ian P. Buddhism in Britain. London: Rider, 1979.
Prebish, Charles S. Luminous Passage: The Practice and Study of Buddhism in America. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1999.
Prebish, Charles S. and Martin Bauman, eds. Westward Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Asia. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2002.
Prebish, Charles S. and Kenneth K. Tanaka, eds. The Faces of Buddhism in America. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998.
Rapaport, Al and Brian Hotchkiss, eds. Buddhism in America: Proceedings of the First Buddhism in America Conference. Rutland,VT: Charles E. Tuttle, 1998.
Sangharakshita. New Currents in Western Buddhism. Glasgow: Windhorse, 1990.
Seager, Richard Hugh. Buddhism in America. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.
Snow, David A. Shakubuku: A Study of the Nichiren Shoshu Buddhist Movement in America, 1960-1975. New York: Garland, 1993.
Spuler, Michelle. Developments in Australian Buddhism: Facets of the Diamond. New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2002.
Storlie, Erik Fraser. Nothing on My Mind: An Intimate Account of American Zen. Boston, MA: Shambhala, 1996.
Tamney, Joseph B. American Society in the Buddhist Mirror. New York: Garland, 1992.
Tuck, Donald. Buddhist Churches of America: Jodo Shinshu. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1987.
Tweed, Thomas A. The American Encounter with Buddhism, 1844-1912: Victorian Culture and the Limits of Dissent. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
Tworkov, Helen. Zen in America: Profiles of Five Teachers. San Francisco, CA: North Point Press, 1989.
Van Esterik, Penny. Taking Refuge: Lao Buddhists in North America. Tempe, AZ: Program for Southeast Asian Studies, Arizona State University, 1992.
Welbon, Guy R. The Buddhist Nirvana and Its Western Interpreters. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1968.
Wenger, Michael, ed. Wind Bell: Teachings from the San Francisco Zen Center, 1968-2001. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2001.
Williams, Duncan Ryuken and Christopher S. Queen, eds. American Buddhism: Methods and Findings in Recent Scholarship. Richmond, UK: Curzon, 1999.